Know what’s allowed, what’s not during lockdown in Delhi

People going for COVID-19 testing or vaccination will be allowed after showing valid I-card

Know what’s allowed, what’s not during lockdown in Delhi

AIIMS flyover wears a deserted look during weekend lockdown, imposed to curb the surge in coronavirus cases in New Delhi on April 18. PTI

Tribune Web Desk

Chandigarh, April 19

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday imposed a six-day lockdown starting from 10 p.m. tonight till 6 a.m. on April 26. 

Below is a list of what will be open and closed in Delhi:

People going for COVID-19 testing or vaccination will be allowed after showing valid I-card.

Students appearing for examinations will be allowed to travel after showing valid ID.

Employees working at Delhi government's essential service departments, such as police, prisons, civil defence, fire, sanitation, etc.

All judicial officers and staff members at all courts.

Doctors, healthcare staff and journalists can move without restrictions after showing a valid ID proof.

People coming or going to airports, railway stations or bus stations will be allowed to travel after showing tickets.

Pregnant women and patients going for medical services with attendant will be allowed to travel after showing valid ID card or medical papers.

Weddings with max 50 people will be allowed. They will have to produce wedding cards, and hosts will have to get special passes.

Public transport is allowed but with restrictions. Delhi Metro and buses will be allowed to operate at 50 per cent capacity.

Auto rickshaws and cabs can operate with maximum two passengers, while maxi cabs will be allowed to ferry five passengers.

Groceries, fruits and vegetables shops, meat and fish, animal fodder, dairy and milk booths, pharmaceuticals, opticians, medicines and medical equipment, newspaper distribution.

Home delivery and takeaway of food by restaurants will be allowed.

Petrol pumps, LPG, CNG, petroleum and gas retail and storage outlets shall remain open.

Banks, insurance offices and ATMs offices.

Delivery of all essential goods including food, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment through e-commerce will be allowed.

Private security services will be allowed to remain open.

Telecommunications, internet services, cable services, and IT enabled services will be open.

Water supply, power generation, transmission and distribution units and services, cold storage and warehousing services will be open.

Manufacturing units of essential commodities can be open.

Manufacturing units of non-essential commodities having onsite workers will also be allowed.

Religious places shall be permitted to open, but no visitors will be allowed.

No restriction on inter-state and intra-state movement or transportation of essential goods. 

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